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Bech-Bruun has together with the international law firm Orrick (lead counsel) assisted the US listed company Workday Inc. with the acquisition of Peakon.

Founded in Denmark, Peakon is an employee success platform that converts feedback into insights you can put to work. It makes the employee conversation quantifiable and actionable to increase employee engagement.

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics have been adopted by thousands of organizations around the world and across industries - from medium-sized businesses to more than 45 percent of the Fortune 500.

Workday will acquire Peakon for an agreed consideration of approximately USD 700 million in cash, subject to adjustments.

Closing is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.

Bech-Bruun’s team was headed by Claus Aagaard NielsenMorten Bruun-Larsen and Mathias Henriksen.

Bech-Bruun congratulates the parties on the transaction.